Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 7 Dec 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Dec 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Nelthorpe
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle xber 7th

Mr Henry Nelthorpe


I do very much wonder neither Mr Verlaen nor Edwd Willett of Rouen remitts you no money upon my acct I wish you could drew £500 upon me though at sight provided you can do it without advance pray se[e] w[ha]t you can doe for advance here is so tempting that I will venture within a post or 2 to draw £500 upon you for I can very well afford to allow you  Interest & by Gods Blessing your money shall be sure enough I doe not know how you will take it butt I will venture it for once so rests MB

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